A loan of $1,900 helped to purchase seeds, plastic, fertilizers, firewood and to install a drip irrigation system and to repair a greenhouse in order to prepare for the next agricultural season.


Igor's story

Igor is married, and they have an adult son, Sergei. Igor and his family live in the Maliye Kopani village, and he is involved in farming. He grows 0.5 ton of early radishes, 15,000 strawberry plants and two tons of potatoes on 40 sotkas of land. In addition, Igor leases another two hectares of land to other farmers. He has been involved in agriculture for about 30 years. Currently, his net profit amounts to over 6,000 hryvnia. Igor plans to invest a Kiva loan in the sum of 15,000 hryvnia into the purchase of seeds, plastic, fertilizers, firewood and also installation of drip irrigation and repair of a greenhouse to prepare for the next agricultural season.

Translated from Russian by Kiva volunteer Anna Sorokina-Hailey



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